Gekisai Sho Kata - Step by Step

# Explanation
Begin the Kata in FUDO DACHI.
Move into MUSUBI DACHI and MOKUSO on the command MOKUSO. On the second command Gekisai Sho, open eyes, move into the YOI/HACHIJI DACHI position with IBUKI.
1. On the command HAJIME/ICHI move the left foot behind and turn 90° anti-clockwise to the left into left KOKUTSU DACHI, block left UCHI UKE and punch CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
2. Move forward into right ZENKUTSU DACHI, block right JODAN UKE and punch left CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
3. Bring the right foot back and turn 90° clockwise into KIBA DACHI and block left GEDAN BARAI.
4. Turn the body 90° clockwise on the left foot into right KOKUTSU DACHI, by bringing the right foot back, and block right UCHI UKE and punch CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
5. Move forward into left ZENKUTSU DACHI, block left JODAN UKE and punch right CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
6. Bring the left foot back and turn 90° anti-clockwise into KIBA DACHI and block right GEDAN BARAI.
7. Keep your left foot in position and move 45° anti-clockwise into KIBA DACHI, blocking a slow right SHUTO UCHI UKE with IBUKI followed by a fast right SHUTO GEDAN BARAI (1).
8. Move forward 90° anti-clockwise into KIBA DACHI, blocking a slow left SHUTO UCHI UKE with IBUKI followed by a fast left SHUTO GEDAN BARAI (2).
9. Move forward 90° clockwise into KIBA DACHI, blocking a slow right SHUTO UCHI UKE with IBUKI followed by a fast right SHUTO GEDAN BARAI (3).
10. Retaining the hand positions, turn the body 45° anti-clockwise and kick left CHUDAN MAE GERI, place the foot into left ZENKUTSU DACHI, block left JODAN UKE and immediately followed by a CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI with KIAI.
11. Block right UCHI UKE followed by left GEDAN BARAI.
12. Turn 180° clockwise into right KOKUTSU DACHI (pivoting over left feet) and simultaneously block right SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
13. Kick left JODAN YOKO GERI in 45° direction to the left and move forward into left ZENKUTSU DACHI followed by CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI (1).
14. Retaining the hand positions kick right JODAN YOKO GERI in 90° direction to the right and move forward into right ZENKUTSU DACHI followed by CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI (2).
15. Retaining the hand positions kick left JODAN YOKO GERI in 90° direction to the left and move forward into left ZENKUTSU DACHI followed by CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI (3).
16. Kick right JODAN MAE GERI, bring both fists in a Waki no Kamae and jump 45° clockwise into KAKE ASHI DACHI and a MOROTE TSUKI with KIAI.
17. Turn 180° into KOKOTSU DACHI (keep the right foot in place and move the left foot) and block SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
18. Move backwards into right KOKOTSU DACHI (moving the left foot) and with the right hand simultaneously execute a right HAITO UCHI to the opponent’s neck and hook to draw opponent towards you. At the same time the left hand slowly strikes left CHUDAN YONHON NUKITE.
19. Finish in the same position with a left MAE MAWASHI UKE with IBUKI.
20. Move the right foot back into MUSUBI DACHI and the MOKUSO position.
The Kata is completed on the command NAORE the FUDO DACHI position is taken.
At the command YASMEE relax and at ease.

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